This three-day, two-night conference will empower participants to seek out leadership positions within the association and their own companies, and will provide inspiration for the next steps in their career. Participants will gain insight into industry-wide best practices and make crucial connections that will benefit not only their careers, but their current employers.

The retreat will be business-focused with an emphasis on the sign industry, while maximizing participants’ potential for leadership excellence.

Our thought-provoking guest speakers will inspire and entertain, challenging our participants to level up in their sign careers. Further information on speakers and sessions coming soon!

Proposed schedule – June 1-3, 2022

Day 1 – Wednesday, June 1

7- 9 p.m. – Opening reception/ meet and greet – Sponsored by Plaskolite

Featuring Gilpin Lubin, a Toronto-based comedian who has appeared at Just For Laughs, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and has recorded his own special for CTV’s Comedy Network and other platforms.

Day 2 – Thursday, June 2

9 a.m. – Keynote speaker

10:30 a.m. – Break

11:00 a.m. – Education session

12:00 p.m. – Lunch break

1:00 p.m. – Panel discussion

3:00 p.m. – Break

3:30 p.m. – Keynote speaker

6:00 p.m. – Dinner and group activity

Day 3 – Friday, June 3

9:00 a.m. – Shop tour

12:00 p.m. – Lunch


This conference is open to all current members of the Sign Association of Canada who are 40 years and younger.

Travel and accommodations:

Participants will be required to pay for their travel and accommodation expenses. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Omni King Edward Hotel for the Sign Association of Canada. To take advantage of our deal, please reserve our room before April 15, 2022. A link to a reservation portal will be sent out at a later day.

Health and safety considerations:

We take the health and safety of all participants seriously and will be adhering to all government-mandated protocols. Due to the nature of the event, which will include being indoors at close proximity, and with respect to the current policies of the sign shops we will be visiting, we will require that all participants show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

$195 + HST – SAC members only


Registration for this conference is limited and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Connect with us to find out how you can partner on this conference and demonstrate your company’s leadership in supporting the next generation of Canadian sign industry leaders.